Colloquial Russian: The Complete Course For Beginners

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Routledge, Jun 25, 2012 - Foreign Language Study - 424 pages
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COLLOQUIAL RUSSIAN is easy to use and completely up to date!

Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Russian. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

What makes COLLOQUIAL RUSSIAN your best choice in personal language learning?

Interactive – lots of exercises for regular practice

Clear – concise grammar notes

Practical – useful vocabulary and pronunciation guide

Complete – including answer key and reference section

Whether you're a business traveller, or about to take up a daring challenge in adventure tourism, you may be studying to teach or even looking forward to a holiday - if you'd like to get up and running with Russian this rewarding course will take you from complete beginner to confidently putting your language skills to use in a wide range of everyday situations.

Course components:

The complete course comprises the book and audio materials. These are available to purchase separately in paperback, ebook, CD and MP3 format. The paperback and CDs can also be purchased together in the great-value Colloquials pack.

Paperback: 978-0-415-46995-1 (please note this does not include the audio)

CDs: 978-0-415-48629-3

eBook: 978-0-203-87386-1 (available to purchase from http://ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/audio_viewbooks.aspx. Please note this does not include the audio)

MP3s: 978-0-415-55068-0 (available to purchase from http://ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/audio_viewbooks.aspx)

Pack: 978-0-415-48628-6 (paperback and CDs)

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Introduction to the Russian language
3
Whatʼs your name?
15
We are studying Russian
26
At the hotel
39
A typical day
53
Family
70
Visiting friends
84
Shopping
205
Travelling
222
The theatre
240
Health care
262
St Petersburg
278
Siberia
299
Spelling rules Gender Declension tables Verbs Prepositions Stress
315
Key to the exercises
339

Sport
103
Favourite holidays
119
Festivals
137
The Arbat
153
How to rent a flat in Moscow
167
Russian mass media
187
EnglishRussian vocabulary
379
RussianEnglish vocabulary
388
Grammar index
411
Russian index
413
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About the author (2012)

Susan Kay worked as a primary school teacher and now lives with her family in Cheshire, England. She has also written Phantom, a novel expanding on Phantom of the Opera. She is the winner of the Georgette Heyer Historical Novel Prize and the Betty Trask award for fiction, both for Legacy.

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